Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Release Date
8111.0 - Research and Experimental Development, Higher Education Organisations, Australia, 2006  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/06/2008   
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product

1 Expenditure on R&D, by location - by type of expenditure

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000

2006

Capital expenditure
Land, buildings & other structures
5 245
14 401
84 738
4 416
29 692
4 612
-
28 357
171 461
Other capital expenditure
58 431
39 451
32 277
6 925
22 585
5 774
823
21 535
187 801
Total
63 676
53 852
117 015
11 341
52 277
10 386
823
49 892
359 262
Current expenditure
Labour costs
647 784
562 271
345 493
151 794
204 863
39 664
18 090
162 196
2 132 155
Scholarships
114 805
92 706
58 832
31 110
27 108
10 329
1 332
42 906
379 127
Other current expenditure
712 473
695 789
397 955
200 839
260 568
40 993
21 628
203 584
2 533 828
Total
1 475 061
1 350 765
802 280
383 743
492 539
90 986
41 049
408 686
5 045 110
Total
1 538 737
1 404 617
919 294
395 085
544 816
101 372
41 873
458 578
5 404 372

2004(a)

Capital expenditure
Land, buildings & other structures
3 635
7 860
37 068
1 216
16 942
315
966
21 924
89 925
Other capital expenditure
50 640
43 548
36 351
15 013
18 318
5 483
1 063
12 455
182 870
Total
54 275
51 408
73 419
16 229
35 259
5 798
2 029
34 379
272 795
Current expenditure
Labour costs
539 341
429 307
302 008
122 460
181 527
38 325
12 553
176 162
1 801 683
Scholarships
108 942
74 521
48 861
20 943
21 193
8 577
3 188
30 283
316 508
Other current expenditure
522 964
507 077
291 286
165 751
203 782
30 973
15 252
199 091
1 936 175
Total
1 171 247
1 010 904
642 155
309 154
406 502
77 874
30 994
405 536
4 054 366
Total
1 225 522
1 062 312
715 574
325 383
441 761
83 673
33 022
439 915
4 327 162

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) 2004 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical note for details.

2 Expenditure on R&D, by location - by type of expenditure: proportions

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

2006

Capital expenditure
Land, buildings & other structures
0.3
1.0
9.2
1.1
5.4
4.5
-
6.2
3.2
Other capital expenditure
3.8
2.8
3.5
1.8
4.1
5.7
2.0
4.7
3.5
Total
4.1
3.8
12.7
2.9
9.6
10.2
2.0
10.9
6.6
Current expenditure
Labour costs
42.1
40.0
37.6
38.4
37.6
39.1
43.2
35.4
39.5
Scholarships
7.5
6.6
6.4
7.9
5.0
10.2
3.2
9.4
7.0
Other current expenditure
46.3
49.5
43.3
50.8
47.8
40.4
51.7
44.4
46.9
Total
95.9
96.2
87.3
97.1
90.4
89.8
98.0
89.1
93.4
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2004(a)

Capital expenditure
Land, buildings & other structures
0.3
0.7
5.2
0.4
3.8
0.4
2.9
5.0
2.1
Other capital expenditure
4.1
4.1
5.1
4.6
4.1
6.6
3.2
2.8
4.2
Total
4.4
4.8
10.3
5.0
8.0
6.9
6.1
7.8
6.3
Current expenditure
Labour costs
44.0
40.4
42.2
37.6
41.1
45.8
38.0
40.0
41.6
Scholarships
8.9
7.0
6.8
6.4
4.8
10.3
9.7
6.9
7.3
Other current expenditure
42.7
47.7
40.7
50.9
46.1
37.0
46.2
45.3
44.7
Total
95.6
95.2
89.7
95.0
92.0
93.1
93.9
92.2
93.7
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) 2004 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical note for details.

3 Expenditure on R&D, by location - by source of funds

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000

2006

Australian competitive grants
Commonwealth schemes
299 360
245 298
111 032
82 755
92 351
28 586
1 469
84 858
945 709
Other schemes
10 283
15 749
974
4 687
2 306
33
-
104
34 136
Total
309 643
261 047
112 006
87 441
94 657
28 619
1 469
84 962
979 845
General university funds
920 317
885 577
521 370
172 502
297 238
41 868
30 054
330 574
3 199 501
Other commonwealth government
126 833
79 459
60 850
82 603
57 794
8 406
5 994
26 847
448 785
State & local government
32 059
51 525
47 419
18 344
38 171
6 478
2 066
3 023
199 084
Business
68 235
64 063
123 663
19 371
31 508
14 821
2 015
3 921
327 597
Donations, bequests & foundations
19 943
16 868
17 265
5 508
2 349
976
89
295
63 293
Other Australian
764
14 911
3 890
108
9 375
-
88
426
29 562
Overseas
60 943
31 167
32 832
9 207
13 724
203
99
8 530
156 706
Total
1 538 737
1 404 617
919 294
395 085
544 816
101 372
41 873
458 578
5 404 372

2004(a)

Australian competitive grants
Commonwealth schemes
188 694
174 932
96 286
62 279
70 120
17 277
4 096
64 894
678 579
Other schemes
8 684
6 230
415
2 893
4 171
542
1 094
397
24 428
Total
197 378
181 162
96 702
65 172
74 291
17 819
5 191
65 292
703 006
General university funds
770 531
627 782
465 344
120 583
233 649
49 845
22 610
327 583
2 617 926
Other commonwealth government
104 221
81 006
46 572
95 449
63 967
4 413
3 501
28 735
427 864
State & local government
24 757
38 189
31 038
16 052
28 431
4 821
1 654
3 432
148 374
Business
65 552
85 693
44 756
16 424
22 454
5 038
25
4 003
243 946
Donations, bequests & foundations
12 837
16 752
14 461
4 897
3 013
1 338
-
863
54 160
Other Australian
262
3 268
2
-
-
36
-
264
3 833
Overseas
49 984
28 459
16 698
6 807
15 956
363
42
9 745
128 053
Total
1 225 522
1 062 312
715 574
325 383
441 761
83 673
33 022
439 915
4 327 162

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) 2004 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical note for details.

4 Expenditure on R&D, by location - by source of funds: proportions

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

2006

Australian competitive grants
Commonwealth schemes
19.5
17.5
12.1
20.9
17.0
28.2
3.5
18.5
17.5
Other schemes
0.7
1.1
0.1
1.2
0.4
-
-
-
0.6
Total
20.1
18.6
12.2
22.1
17.4
28.2
3.5
18.5
18.1
General university funds
59.8
63.0
56.7
43.7
54.6
41.3
71.8
72.1
59.2
Other commonwealth government
8.2
5.7
6.6
20.9
10.6
8.3
14.3
5.9
8.3
State & local government
2.1
3.7
5.2
4.6
7.0
6.4
4.9
0.7
3.7
Business
4.4
4.6
13.5
4.9
5.8
14.6
4.8
0.9
6.1
Donations, bequests & foundations
1.3
1.2
1.9
1.4
0.4
1.0
0.2
0.1
1.2
Other Australian
-
1.1
0.4
-
1.7
-
0.2
0.1
0.5
Overseas
4.0
2.2
3.6
2.3
2.5
0.2
0.2
1.9
2.9
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2004(a)

Australian competitive grants
Commonwealth schemes
15.4
16.5
13.5
19.1
15.9
20.6
12.4
14.8
15.7
Other schemes
0.7
0.6
0.1
0.9
0.9
0.6
3.3
0.1
0.6
Total
16.1
17.1
13.5
20.0
16.8
21.3
15.7
14.8
16.2
General university funds
62.9
59.1
65.0
37.1
52.9
59.6
68.5
74.5
60.5
Other commonwealth government
8.5
7.6
6.5
29.3
14.5
5.3
10.6
6.5
9.9
State & local government
2.0
3.6
4.3
4.9
6.4
5.8
5.0
0.8
3.4
Business
5.3
8.1
6.3
5.0
5.1
6.0
0.1
0.9
5.6
Donations, bequests & foundations
1.0
1.6
2.0
1.5
0.7
1.6
-
0.2
1.3
Other Australian
-
0.3
-
-
-
-
-
0.1
0.1
Overseas
4.1
2.7
2.3
2.1
3.6
0.4
0.1
2.2
3.0
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) 2004 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical note for details.

5 Expenditure on R&D, by location - by type of activity

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000

2006

Pure basic research
489 921
434 624
166 846
88 556
89 565
17 536
428
191 752
1 479 228
Strategic basic research
284 348
303 374
231 873
96 927
134 952
22 879
1 786
125 312
1 201 452
Applied research
629 872
586 648
446 104
174 854
288 159
55 489
39 658
116 766
2 337 550
Experimental development
134 597
79 973
74 472
34 746
32 140
5 467
-
24 749
386 144
Total
1 538 737
1 404 617
919 294
395 085
544 816
101 372
41 873
458 578
5 404 372

2004(a)

Pure basic research
417 283
286 164
130 961
83 204
86 348
17 813
778
201 434
1 223 984
Strategic basic research
245 778
256 991
161 784
73 862
108 237
19 908
1 923
122 706
991 189
Applied research
448 217
452 658
361 374
147 365
202 933
41 740
29 937
96 804
1 781 029
Experimental development
114 243
66 499
61 455
20 952
44 243
4 212
384
18 971
330 959
Total
1 225 522
1 062 312
715 574
325 383
441 761
83 673
33 022
439 915
4 327 162

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) 2004 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical note for details.

6 Expenditure on R&D, by location - by type of activity: proportions

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

2006

Pure basic research
31.8
30.9
18.1
22.4
16.4
17.3
1.0
41.8
27.4
Strategic basic research
18.5
21.6
25.2
24.5
24.8
22.6
4.3
27.3
22.2
Applied research
40.9
41.8
48.5
44.3
52.9
54.7
94.7
25.5
43.3
Experimental development
8.7
5.7
8.1
8.8
5.9
5.4
-
5.4
7.1
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2004(a)

Pure basic research
34.0
26.9
18.3
25.6
19.5
21.3
2.4
45.8
28.3
Strategic basic research
20.1
24.2
22.6
22.7
24.5
23.8
5.8
27.9
22.9
Applied research
36.6
42.6
50.5
45.3
45.9
49.9
90.7
22.0
41.2
Experimental development
9.3
6.3
8.6
6.4
10.0
5.0
1.2
4.3
7.6
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) 2004 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical note for details.

7 Expenditure on R&D, by location - by research field

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000

2006

Mathematical sciences
48 507
35 626
13 012
5 259
5 017
503
141
16 125
124 191
Physical sciences
52 076
38 449
25 584
8 672
19 922
1 013
121
61 157
206 992
Chemical sciences
51 605
58 968
42 285
18 620
41 452
3 741
1 966
28 069
246 707
Earth sciences
28 041
31 114
15 066
6 977
25 402
9 910
408
34 905
151 824
Biological sciences
120 882
123 945
146 675
53 020
51 493
17 368
1 881
45 604
560 868
Info., computing & communication sciences
62 810
76 715
44 256
10 676
18 787
2 205
563
22 624
238 637
Engineering & technology
178 844
136 009
137 878
43 444
63 966
4 937
1 088
28 106
594 271
Agricultural, veterinary & environ. sciences
98 431
52 495
73 702
44 304
62 444
24 182
12 899
12 824
381 282
Architecture, urban environ. & building
14 287
9 885
4 450
3 450
6 219
635
6
536
39 466
Medical & health sciences
452 210
423 362
211 695
126 090
143 101
21 020
4 387
72 804
1 454 670
Education
59 651
49 876
26 635
8 834
23 090
3 187
6 709
4 880
182 862
Economics
31 304
51 112
15 332
2 320
13 359
539
1 246
19 543
134 756
Commerce, management, tourism & services
62 927
82 187
51 179
12 462
20 064
2 250
2 280
7 412
240 761
Policy & political science
19 156
15 105
12 743
2 426
2 510
1 557
458
28 546
82 501
Studies in human society
47 283
45 435
27 075
19 840
8 124
2 245
4 785
17 774
172 561
Behavioural & cognitive sciences
70 728
50 858
17 558
13 282
11 669
1 528
114
8 473
174 210
Law, justice & law enforcement
27 983
29 098
15 167
4 182
5 844
1 469
111
8 773
92 626
Journalism, librarianship & curatorial studies
6 252
6 917
8 699
2 136
2 562
156
201
1 417
28 339
The arts
26 498
30 103
11 145
1 850
7 728
604
641
6 624
85 193
Language & culture
31 687
26 959
9 361
2 660
4 346
945
1 504
11 672
89 133
History & archaeology
31 533
20 198
4 329
2 988
7 075
951
356
17 058
84 487
Philosophy & religion
16 042
10 201
5 469
1 595
643
424
7
3 652
38 034
Total
1 538 737
1 404 617
919 294
395 085
544 816
101 372
41 873
458 578
5 404 372

2004(a)

Mathematical sciences
37 236
19 998
9 325
5 108
4 016
466
70
14 985
91 205
Physical sciences
41 959
31 431
11 741
5 464
16 954
833
815
43 275
152 472
Chemical sciences
47 641
42 570
36 907
13 968
23 810
2 534
892
21 606
189 929
Earth sciences
22 706
29 327
11 428
7 623
19 697
7 148
141
30 701
128 772
Biological sciences
102 958
79 068
113 946
32 831
60 099
12 676
2 128
51 734
455 440
Info., computing & communication sciences
61 310
61 611
31 527
9 600
22 164
2 770
224
18 459
207 664
Engineering & technology
156 068
121 948
93 003
33 754
49 325
5 407
553
20 484
480 543
Agricultural, veterinary & environ. sciences
71 502
51 543
54 537
33 316
42 693
16 433
10 837
11 567
292 428
Architecture, urban environ. & building
11 819
10 683
2 718
3 728
2 597
1 012
21
419
32 997
Medical & health sciences
307 572
310 023
161 003
116 913
110 341
11 816
3 556
71 288
1 092 512
Education
47 413
39 252
23 713
11 616
18 685
4 500
3 987
2 873
152 039
Economics
21 838
35 038
11 746
2 840
12 692
459
494
19 606
104 712
Commerce, management, tourism & services
58 769
54 703
39 715
11 471
14 024
2 473
2 120
11 771
195 048
Policy & political science
17 884
14 301
8 804
1 595
2 080
1 565
1 019
30 624
77 873
Studies in human society
39 383
36 469
23 414
12 827
7 244
3 456
3 654
19 339
145 786
Behavioural & cognitive sciences
53 360
37 539
27 814
9 310
10 707
1 760
750
10 280
151 518
Law, justice & law enforcement
26 360
22 074
11 851
2 313
4 650
1 785
316
16 325
85 675
Journalism, librarianship & curatorial studies
4 375
3 203
5 302
1 989
750
110
145
1 895
17 769
The arts
32 171
18 151
15 354
1 890
8 161
2 515
425
10 314
88 982
Language & culture
30 045
21 650
12 278
2 482
4 323
1 537
166
11 414
83 894
History & archaeology
19 918
14 560
6 161
3 258
6 138
1 569
684
17 011
69 298
Philosophy & religion
13 234
7 170
3 287
1 487
611
848
24
3 946
30 608
Total
1 225 522
1 062 312
715 574
325 383
441 761
83 673
33 022
439 915
4 327 162

(a) 2004 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical note for details.

8 Expenditure on R&D, by location - by research field: proportions

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

2006

Mathematical sciences
3.2
2.5
1.4
1.3
0.9
0.5
0.3
3.5
2.3
Physical sciences
3.4
2.7
2.8
2.2
3.7
1.0
0.3
13.3
3.8
Chemical sciences
3.4
4.2
4.6
4.7
7.6
3.7
4.7
6.1
4.6
Earth sciences
1.8
2.2
1.6
1.8
4.7
9.8
1.0
7.6
2.8
Biological sciences
7.9
8.8
16.0
13.4
9.5
17.1
4.5
9.9
10.4
Info., computing & communication sciences
4.1
5.5
4.8
2.7
3.4
2.2
1.3
4.9
4.4
Engineering & technology
11.6
9.7
15.0
11.0
11.7
4.9
2.6
6.1
11.0
Agricultural, veterinary & environ. sciences
6.4
3.7
8.0
11.2
11.5
23.9
30.8
2.8
7.1
Architecture, urban environ. & building
0.9
0.7
0.5
0.9
1.1
0.6
-
0.1
0.7
Medical & health sciences
29.4
30.1
23.0
31.9
26.3
20.7
10.5
15.9
26.9
Education
3.9
3.6
2.9
2.2
4.2
3.1
16.0
1.1
3.4
Economics
2.0
3.6
1.7
0.6
2.5
0.5
3.0
4.3
2.5
Commerce, management, tourism & services
4.1
5.9
5.6
3.2
3.7
2.2
5.4
1.6
4.5
Policy & political science
1.2
1.1
1.4
0.6
0.5
1.5
1.1
6.2
1.5
Studies in human society
3.1
3.2
2.9
5.0
1.5
2.2
11.4
3.9
3.2
Behavioural & cognitive sciences
4.6
3.6
1.9
3.4
2.1
1.5
0.3
1.8
3.2
Law, justice & law enforcement
1.8
2.1
1.6
1.1
1.1
1.4
0.3
1.9
1.7
Journalism, librarianship & curatorial studies
0.4
0.5
0.9
0.5
0.5
0.2
0.5
0.3
0.5
The arts
1.7
2.1
1.2
0.5
1.4
0.6
1.5
1.4
1.6
Language & culture
2.1
1.9
1.0
0.7
0.8
0.9
3.6
2.5
1.6
History & archaeology
2.0
1.4
0.5
0.8
1.3
0.9
0.9
3.7
1.6
Philosophy & religion
1.0
0.7
0.6
0.4
0.1
0.4
-
0.8
0.7
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2004(a)

Mathematical sciences
3.0
1.9
1.3
1.6
0.9
0.6
0.2
3.4
2.1
Physical sciences
3.4
3.0
1.6
1.7
3.8
1.0
2.5
9.8
3.5
Chemical sciences
3.9
4.0
5.2
4.3
5.4
3.0
2.7
4.9
4.4
Earth sciences
1.9
2.8
1.6
2.3
4.5
8.5
0.4
7.0
3.0
Biological sciences
8.4
7.4
15.9
10.1
13.6
15.1
6.4
11.8
10.5
Info., computing & communication sciences
5.0
5.8
4.4
3.0
5.0
3.3
0.7
4.2
4.8
Engineering & technology
12.7
11.5
13.0
10.4
11.2
6.5
1.7
4.7
11.1
Agricultural, veterinary & environ. sciences
5.8
4.9
7.6
10.2
9.7
19.6
32.8
2.6
6.8
Architecture, urban environ. & building
1.0
1.0
0.4
1.1
0.6
1.2
0.1
0.1
0.8
Medical & health sciences
25.1
29.2
22.5
35.9
25.0
14.1
10.8
16.2
25.2
Education
3.9
3.7
3.3
3.6
4.2
5.4
12.1
0.7
3.5
Economics
1.8
3.3
1.6
0.9
2.9
0.5
1.5
4.5
2.4
Commerce, management, tourism & services
4.8
5.1
5.6
3.5
3.2
3.0
6.4
2.7
4.5
Policy & political science
1.5
1.3
1.2
0.5
0.5
1.9
3.1
7.0
1.8
Studies in human society
3.2
3.4
3.3
3.9
1.6
4.1
11.1
4.4
3.4
Behavioural & cognitive sciences
4.4
3.5
3.9
2.9
2.4
2.1
2.3
2.3
3.5
Law, justice & law enforcement
2.2
2.1
1.7
0.7
1.1
2.1
1.0
3.7
2.0
Journalism, librarianship & curatorial studies
0.4
0.3
0.7
0.6
0.2
0.1
0.4
0.4
0.4
The arts
2.6
1.7
2.1
0.6
1.8
3.0
1.3
2.3
2.1
Language & culture
2.5
2.0
1.7
0.8
1.0
1.8
0.5
2.6
1.9
History & archaeology
1.6
1.4
0.9
1.0
1.4
1.9
2.1
3.9
1.6
Philosophy & religion
1.1
0.7
0.5
0.5
0.1
1.0
0.1
0.9
0.7
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) 2004 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical note for details.

9 Expenditure on R&D, by location - by socio-economic objective

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000

2006

Defence
7 164
7 149
5 422
6 907
1 545
102
4
11 805
40 099
Economic development
Plant prod. & plant primary products
30 120
16 137
34 042
36 369
39 959
11 592
514
10 404
179 139
Animal prod. & animal primary products
29 545
22 579
13 141
10 475
21 306
9 727
292
662
107 725
Mineral resources (excl. energy)
7 162
4 559
32 996
11 547
19 424
6 012
-
4 791
86 490
Energy resources
10 583
20 214
5 325
3 186
28 803
259
255
718
69 342
Energy supply
20 405
10 307
5 281
2 693
2 789
1 099
632
7 111
50 318
Manufacturing
104 798
94 233
67 983
24 195
25 060
2 306
536
11 086
330 198
Construction
28 320
23 855
12 100
3 221
9 355
567
-
3 224
80 642
Transport
6 482
15 345
12 878
5 219
1 193
2 226
-
1 845
45 187
Info. & communication services
78 254
73 027
40 191
15 988
12 661
1 458
141
27 358
249 076
Commercial services & tourism
29 272
28 354
22 697
6 621
5 827
844
1 879
3 405
98 900
Economic framework
53 953
103 603
46 333
10 486
25 284
1 842
1 025
22 586
265 113
Total
398 895
412 211
292 967
130 001
191 661
37 930
5 275
93 189
1 562 130
Society
Health
489 809
486 322
271 429
141 509
155 901
22 452
5 007
90 617
1 663 046
Education & training
77 960
65 054
23 564
12 083
25 159
3 738
7 024
30 997
245 579
Social develop. & community services
183 232
116 154
76 557
38 230
34 255
7 693
7 699
76 173
539 993
Total
751 001
667 529
371 551
191 822
215 314
33 883
19 731
197 787
2 448 618
Environment
Environ. policy frameworks & other aspects
13 592
9 976
10 937
3 070
1 598
1 984
451
7 116
48 724
Environmental management
75 143
53 943
72 377
26 938
66 282
16 995
15 640
31 678
358 995
Total
88 735
63 918
83 313
30 008
67 879
18 979
16 091
38 795
407 718
Non-oriented research
292 942
253 809
166 041
36 347
68 416
10 478
772
117 002
945 806
Total
1 538 737
1 404 617
919 294
395 085
544 816
101 372
41 873
458 578
5 404 372

2004(a)

Defence
3 859
7 301
3 170
3 969
496
714
24
9 665
29 198
Economic development
Plant prod. & plant primary products
37 540
9 684
26 143
21 375
28 001
10 210
257
12 772
145 983
Animal prod. & animal primary products
25 020
20 870
13 351
5 666
14 269
7 593
373
784
87 926
Mineral resources (excl. energy)
7 317
3 399
22 988
7 223
14 222
2 642
-
4 879
62 670
Energy resources
8 651
12 678
2 881
3 005
13 929
98
-
641
41 883
Energy supply
16 390
7 902
3 553
2 736
3 245
1 166
897
5 097
40 985
Manufacturing
92 164
71 008
44 107
22 682
20 118
2 397
201
15 384
268 062
Construction
27 004
21 585
9 320
2 960
5 295
699
-
1 259
68 122
Transport
5 006
9 236
12 536
5 014
1 448
1 576
61
1 124
36 002
Info. & communication services
66 820
61 688
37 684
14 940
11 468
1 933
126
21 941
216 600
Commercial services & tourism
24 463
18 584
14 445
4 170
6 217
797
1 218
2 868
72 762
Economic framework
54 535
69 816
29 129
13 559
19 250
1 794
683
29 830
218 597
Total
364 910
306 450
216 137
103 330
137 462
30 906
3 817
96 580
1 259 591
Society
Health
331 559
337 774
185 402
111 258
128 933
13 642
3 997
95 594
1 208 160
Education & training
52 599
49 410
25 944
16 851
20 722
5 307
4 355
21 649
196 837
Social develop. & community services
161 753
81 416
71 989
25 086
26 300
10 589
6 093
83 199
466 425
Total
545 911
468 601
283 336
153 194
175 955
29 538
14 445
200 442
1 871 422
Environment
Environ. policy frameworks & other aspects
14 179
9 095
5 040
1 249
2 041
1 464
166
6 937
40 171
Environmental management
58 182
32 211
54 241
22 477
44 720
12 392
12 891
23 509
260 623
Total
72 361
41 306
59 281
23 726
46 762
13 856
13 057
30 445
300 795
Non-oriented research
238 481
238 654
153 650
41 164
81 086
8 660
1 679
102 783
866 156
Total
1 225 522
1 062 312
715 574
325 383
441 761
83 673
33 022
439 915
4 327 162

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) 2004 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical note for details.

10 Expenditure on R&D, by location - by socio-economic objective: proportions

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

2006

Defence
0.5
0.5
0.6
1.7
0.3
0.1
-
2.6
0.7
Economic development
Plant prod. & plant primary products
2.0
1.1
3.7
9.2
7.3
11.4
1.2
2.3
3.3
Animal prod. & animal primary products
1.9
1.6
1.4
2.7
3.9
9.6
0.7
0.1
2.0
Mineral resources (excl. energy)
0.5
0.3
3.6
2.9
3.6
5.9
-
1.0
1.6
Energy resources
0.7
1.4
0.6
0.8
5.3
0.3
0.6
0.2
1.3
Energy supply
1.3
0.7
0.6
0.7
0.5
1.1
1.5
1.6
0.9
Manufacturing
6.8
6.7
7.4
6.1
4.6
2.3
1.3
2.4
6.1
Construction
1.8
1.7
1.3
0.8
1.7
0.6
-
0.7
1.5
Transport
0.4
1.1
1.4
1.3
0.2
2.2
-
0.4
0.8
Info. & communication services
5.1
5.2
4.4
4.0
2.3
1.4
0.3
6.0
4.6
Commercial services & tourism
1.9
2.0
2.5
1.7
1.1
0.8
4.5
0.7
1.8
Economic framework
3.5
7.4
5.0
2.7
4.6
1.8
2.4
4.9
4.9
Total
25.9
29.3
31.9
32.9
35.2
37.4
12.6
20.3
28.9
Society
Health
31.8
34.6
29.5
35.8
28.6
22.1
12.0
19.8
30.8
Education & training
5.1
4.6
2.6
3.1
4.6
3.7
16.8
6.8
4.5
Social develop. & community services
11.9
8.3
8.3
9.7
6.3
7.6
18.4
16.6
10.0
Total
48.8
47.5
40.4
48.6
39.5
33.4
47.1
43.1
45.3
Environment
Environ. policy frameworks & other aspects
0.9
0.7
1.2
0.8
0.3
2.0
1.1
1.6
0.9
Environmental management
4.9
3.8
7.9
6.8
12.2
16.8
37.4
6.9
6.6
Total
5.8
4.6
9.1
7.6
12.5
18.7
38.4
8.5
7.5
Non-oriented research
19.0
18.1
18.1
9.2
12.6
10.3
1.8
25.5
17.5
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2004(a)

Defence
0.3
0.7
0.4
1.2
0.1
0.9
0.1
2.2
0.7
Economic development
Plant prod. & plant primary products
3.1
0.9
3.7
6.6
6.3
12.2
0.8
2.9
3.4
Animal prod. & animal primary products
2.0
2.0
1.9
1.7
3.2
9.1
1.1
0.2
2.0
Mineral resources (excl. energy)
0.6
0.3
3.2
2.2
3.2
3.2
-
1.1
1.4
Energy resources
0.7
1.2
0.4
0.9
3.2
0.1
-
0.1
1.0
Energy supply
1.3
0.7
0.5
0.8
0.7
1.4
2.7
1.2
0.9
Manufacturing
7.5
6.7
6.2
7.0
4.6
2.9
0.6
3.5
6.2
Construction
2.2
2.0
1.3
0.9
1.2
0.8
-
0.3
1.6
Transport
0.4
0.9
1.8
1.5
0.3
1.9
0.2
0.3
0.8
Info. & communication services
5.5
5.8
5.3
4.6
2.6
2.3
0.4
5.0
5.0
Commercial services & tourism
2.0
1.7
2.0
1.3
1.4
1.0
3.7
0.7
1.7
Economic framework
4.4
6.6
4.1
4.2
4.4
2.1
2.1
6.8
5.1
Total
29.8
28.8
30.2
31.8
31.1
36.9
11.6
22.0
29.1
Society
Health
27.1
31.8
25.9
34.2
29.2
16.3
12.1
21.7
27.9
Education & training
4.3
4.7
3.6
5.2
4.7
6.3
13.2
4.9
4.5
Social develop. & community services
13.2
7.7
10.1
7.7
6.0
12.7
18.5
18.9
10.8
Total
44.5
44.1
39.6
47.1
39.8
35.3
43.7
45.6
43.2
Environment
Environ. policy frameworks & other aspects
1.2
0.9
0.7
0.4
0.5
1.7
0.5
1.6
0.9
Environmental management
4.7
3.0
7.6
6.9
10.1
14.8
39.0
5.3
6.0
Total
5.9
3.9
8.3
7.3
10.6
16.6
39.5
6.9
7.0
Non-oriented research
19.5
22.5
21.5
12.7
18.4
10.3
5.1
23.4
20.0
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) 2004 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical note for details.

11 Human Resources devoted to R&D, by location - by type of resource

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
PYE
PYE
PYE
PYE
PYE
PYE
PYE
PYE
PYE

2006

Academic staff
4 754
4 928
2 749
1 200
1 460
508
187
1 227
17 013
Other staff
2 606
1 276
1 982
516
798
95
25
578
7 877
Postgraduate students
10 545
8 813
5 866
2 495
3 401
849
155
1 797
33 921
Total
17 906
15 017
10 597
4 211
5 658
1 453
367
3 602
58 810

2004(a)

Academic staff
4 239
4 214
2 415
1 030
1 314
445
177
1 145
14 979
Other staff
2 576
1 064
1 804
484
758
103
21
977
7 787
Postgraduate students
10 165
8 649
5 295
2 442
3 259
730
155
1 742
32 438
Total
16 981
13 927
9 514
3 957
5 331
1 278
352
3 864
55 204

(a) 2004 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical note for details.

12 Human Resources devoted to R&D, by location - by type of resource: proportions

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

2006

Academic staff
26.6
32.8
25.9
28.5
25.8
35.0
50.9
34.1
28.9
Other staff
14.6
8.5
18.7
12.3
14.1
6.5
6.9
16.0
13.4
Postgraduate students
58.9
58.7
55.4
59.2
60.1
58.5
42.2
49.9
57.7
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2004(a)

Academic staff
25.0
30.3
25.4
26.0
24.6
34.8
50.1
29.6
27.1
Other staff
15.2
7.6
19.0
12.2
14.2
8.0
5.8
25.3
14.1
Postgraduate students
59.9
62.1
55.7
61.7
61.1
57.1
44.0
45.1
58.8
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

(a) 2004 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical note for details.



Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window

Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.